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Maykop

(mīkôp`), city (1989 pop. 149,000), capital of Adygey Republic, Krasnodar Territory, S European Russia, at the foot of the Greater Caucasus and on the Belaya River. It has machinery, lumber, and food-processing industries. Nearby are the important Maykop oil fields, discovered in 1900–1901 and linked by pipeline with the refineries at Krasnodar and the Black Sea port of Tuapse. Maykop was founded in 1857 as a Russian fortress. It was captured by German troops in 1942 and retaken by Soviet forces in 1943. The name of the city also appears as Maikop. It has an institute for the study of Adygey culture, language, and history.
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In addition to its 31 percent interest in the Maykop Field, the company to be acquired by Fountain has net tangible assets of approximately USDLR 3 million.
The thickness of the Maykop in the Shamakhy-Gobustan trough is less than that in the basic part of the Kura depression, and its axial zone is slightly thicker than 1,500 m.
Russia has to pay greater attention to the Syrian Circassians as it did in regards to the Kosovar Circassians who were resettled in Maykop in 1999.
The Upper and Middle Maykop have the same geochemical composition.
Fountain Oil's interest in the Maykop gas field is held as equity in the Russian joint stock company Intergas JSC.
Epic and Niko Resources have jointly evaluated certain geophysical prospects in the Middle Maykop which were the subject of a previously announced Middle Maykop letter of intent.
On biomarkers, the Diatom series cannot be distinguished from the Upper Maykop, although its carbon isotope composition is distinctively different.
Fountain Oil is in the process of finalizing corporate formalities and operating arrangements for the Maykop Field, located in the Russian Republic of Adygea, and we expect to start operations there during the current year.
Fountain Oil recently increased its effective interest in the Maykop Field in the Republic of Adygea, Russian Federation, from 31% to 37%, and we expect to ship drilling rigs and related equipment from the United States to Adygea shortly, in anticipation of the commencement of Maykop Field operations.
At December 31, 1996, Fountain Oil reported net investments in and advances to oil and gas properties and ventures of $8,827,000, of which $8,463,000 related to the Eastern European projects, and had an additional $6,957,000 invested in drilling rigs and related equipment intended for use in the Maykop Field project in the Republic of Adygea, Russian Federation.
He indicated that the company expects to devote most of the net proceeds to projects involving the Maykop Field in the Republic of Adygea, Russian Federation, the Lelyaki Field in the Eastern Ukraine, and the Gorisht-Kocul Field in Albania.
The Company is currently engaged in negotiations with the other shareholders in Intergas JSC, the Russian joint stock company holding the exploration and production license for the Maykop gas Condensate field in the Republic of Adygea, Russian Federation, regarding the completion of various administrative requirements and the establishment of mutually satisfactory operating arrangements.